Aa Meeting Essay

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I have attended the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting named Sunday Serenity at 9:00 a.m. on November 28, 2010 in the city of sacramento. There were men and women, who shared their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. All the members had a prayer to god and then someone restated the Twelve Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous and the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. The primary purpose of this meeting was for those who desire to stop drinking and to stay sober and help other to quit drinking. They also stated that if you become honest with yourself then you will stop drinking. There were about 4 people who had stopped drinking for the longest years and one woman to quit drinking for fifteen years. All the members were very thankful to god and to the program, because it had changed their life from a nightmare to heaven. Dean, a member of the meeting was brought up to take the lead and he told us story of his life and his drinking problem and how it really affected him and his loved ones. Dean started drinking beer when he was a little kid because his father made beer at home so he would store it in the refrigerator to cool it down, so his father would not be present, Dean would go taste the beer, so ever since he was a kid he thought it was ok to drink beer because it was always available for him and he loved the taste of it. So as he grew he took his beer with him to work in a coffee cup and refill it every time he had break. His coworkers would drink with him but one time his new co-worker snitched on him and the president called him up to his offense. Dean knew he was in trouble for that, so he told the president he had to drink beer in order to work, therefore he was put in the rehabilitation program. He never knew he was alcoholic. He stayed sober for a while but started

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